Archive for July, 2013

Forty Years of Jeff Christie

Forty Years of Jeff Christie

40 Years of Jeff Christie By John Wheelhouse, July 2010 
 In 1970 Jeff Christie had a massive world wide hit with Yellow River. The song sold 20 million copies and was No1 in 26 different countries and spent 3 […]

Fish & Chips

Fish & Chips

I remember how Friday tea-time was always special for Jimmy. Fish and chip night, every Friday. A family treat. Jimmy’s dad used to come home from work with the Evening Post under his arm and an empty lunch box. Ten […]

Punk in East Leeds

Punk in East Leeds

  Rewind the cassette back to late-1977 and you’ll hear the soundtrack of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee backed by the Sex Pistols. You’d probably have to fast forward it a little to about 1978 before you’d find much about Punk […]

Turning Rebellion into a Living

Turning Rebellion into a Living

Following on from the Punk in East Leeds article a few months ago, Alan Dawson aka Dosher tells us how teenage rebellion led to a 25 year musical career. “As a teenager, Punk was everything to me, a really important time […]